UP CLOSE | An abundance of caution
In November, campus shut down after rumors of a rogue gunman reached the New Haven Police Department. Although the tip did not prove correct, in the wake of shootings at Columbine and Sandy Hook, universities are more concerned about campus safety than ever before.
Incident draws attention to drug use
In the wake of a March incident at Durfee Hall, the University is attempting to stymie the growing problem of hard drug use on campus.
One year later, gun bill praised
Connecticut lawmakers are touting comprehensive firearm restrictions passed one year ago as instrumental to a continuing decline in gun violence.
City leaders launch youth mentoring campaign
A group of New Haven’s highest ranking public officials gathered on Wednesday to implore members of the Elm City to take action against the youth violence that continues to plague its streets.
Malloy delivers data portal
A government website that delivers aggregated data to the masses could have far-reaching implications for life in Connecticut by increasing transparency and community involvement.
Study probes impact of trauma on community
Recent scientific findings have steered activists, academics and public officials in New Haven to support programs that address the effects of violence on the mental health of inner-city residents.
Shooting kills young homicide victim
Days after police found two gunshot victims outside a nearby elementary school, more details have emerged in the city’s latest homicide case.
Report shows statewide crime decrease
Despite New Haven’s reputation as a dangerous city, the overall crime rates in Connecticut have decreased in the past several years, a report issued Friday by the governor’s office showed.
Toad’s to close for 2 days
The state will close Toad’s for two days this month, after the state’s Liquor Control Commission’s charged the business with selling alcohol to minors.